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Region: Middle Tennessee
1834 Judith Woodson Amis
Little Dog Group
Culleoka, Maury Co.

1712"V x 17"H © TSS 056
fibers: silk
ground: 30 ct. linen
Judith Woodson Amis (1821-abt. 1880) was the youngest of twelve children of John Erasmus Amis and Mary Knight. Sometime between 1821 and 1830 the family moved to Culleoka, Maury Co., where her father was a farmer. Judith married John H. Walker in 1836. They had ten children, two of whom died young. The couple lived in District 6 of Maury Co. where her husband farmed. Sometime after 1850 they decided to move west to Texas.
Judith’s sampler is part of the Little Dog Group associated with Maury County. She could have gone to school with Martha J. Long (1834, TSS 051), who was from Williamson Co., or Lemyra Vincent (1835, TSS 173), who was from Mooresville, Maury County. It is possible Judith knew Harriet Daniel Bryant, another girl from Culleoka, who stitched a sampler in 1835 (TSS 210), though Harriet’s sampler is not part of the Little Dog Group.
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